Back In The Days

byJamel ShabbazContribution byErnie Panicciolo

October 1, 2001|
Back In The Days by Jamel Shabbaz
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Back in the Days documents the emerging Hip Hop scene from 1980-1989-before it became what is today's multi-million-dollar multinational industry. Back in the days, gangs would battle not with guns, but by breakdancing. Back in the days, the streets-not corporate planning-set the standards for style. Back in the days, Jamel Shabazz was on the scene, photographing everyday people hangin' in Harlem, kickin' it in Queens, and cold chillin' in Brooklyn.

Street styling with an attitude not seen in fashion for another twenty years to come, Shabazz's subjects strike poses that put supermodels to shame-showing off Kangol caps and Gazelle glasses, shell-top Adidas and suede Pumas with fat laces, shearling coats and leather jackets, gold rope chains, door-knocker earrings, name belts, boom boxes, and other designer finery. For anyone who wants to know what "keepin' it real" means, Back in the Days is the book of your dreams.
Jamel Shabazz is best known for his iconic photographs of New York City during the 1980s. He has authored ten monographs and contributed to over three dozen other photography related books. His photographs have been exhibited worldwide and his work is housed within the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum, the Studio Museum in H...
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Title:Back In The Days
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:128 pages, 9.75 X 7.25 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 9.75 X 7.25 X 0.8 in
Published:October 1, 2001
Publisher:powerHouse Books
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781576871065

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